Reports quote from an email circulated from Tony Gupta to an employee, then to Duduzane Zuma, in which a draft letter to UAE leader Sheikh Mohammed is prepared.
Award-winning journalist and political commentator, Stephen Grootes is host of the Midday Report and senior political journalist for EWN.
He is also a regular contributor to Daily Maverick, is very active on Twitter and has published a book, S.A. Politics Unspun which offers a roadmap to guide the reader through South Africa’s complex political landscape.
Stephen has an insider’s understanding of South Africa’s political environment and has built personal relationships with all the major role players. The thorn in the side of many politicians, Stephen nonetheless manages to get answers to the big questions.
His insights into our current political environment are fascinating as is his ability to offer a glimpse into where he believes South Africa is heading.
Stephen has been at Eyewitness News for almost ten years, prior to which he worked in radio news in London, and was the editor of the Asian community’s Sunrise Radio. He has also appeared on TV, including Justice Factor. Stephen took over the Midday Report in September 2012.
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The producer for the Midday report is Omogolo Taunyane - email Omogolot [at] primedia.co.za
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Listen to ANC leader Tokyo Sexwale speaking about his role in the struggle and current challenges facing the ruling party.
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